A voice and vision for clean, healthy and safe neighborhoods.

DWEJ envisions Detroit as the global model of a vibrant urban center where all thrive in environmental, economic and social health.

DWEJ champions local and national collaboration to advance environmental justice and sustainable redevelopment. We foster clean, healthy and safe communities through innovative policy, education and workforce initiatives.

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  • The Kendeda Foundation
  • Americana Foundation
  • Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Community Fnd of SE MI
  • ITC Holdings
  • Captain Planet Foundation
  • Green and Healthy Homes Initiative